The Man With the Winged Hand-Grenade Tattoo

Jeff Slater, an Army Infantry veteran who served in Iraq, is featured in an online exhibit called War Ink that...

By Jason / May 25, 2015

Sweden Wins Eurovision

Sweden emerged victorious in the 60th edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, narrowly beating Russia,...

By / May 25, 2015

John Nash's Beautiful Life

John Nash, a Nobel laureate and mathematical genius whose struggle with mental illness was documented...

By Matt / May 24, 2015

No Rest for Arlington's Minders of Details

Mikayla Bouchard, NY TimesARLINGTON, Va. — Darrell Stafford inspected a freshly dug grave at Arlington...

By Mikayla / May 24, 2015

John Nash,'A Beautiful Mind' That Changed Economics, Dies in Crash

John Nash, a mathematician whose work on the nature of human negotiation changed modern economics and whose...

By / May 24, 2015

Early Polls Shouldn't Decide Who Debates

By New / May 24, 2015

'This Is Straight Murder': a Troubling Acquittal in Cleveland

On November 29, 2012, police officers and witnesses heard what appeared to be gunshots coming from a car driving...

By Matt / May 23, 2015

'Mayday! Emergency Landing. We're on Fire.'

Two weeks ago today, on the 70th anniversary of V-E Day, workaday life in downtown Washington came to a momentary...

By James / May 22, 2015

What's Missing in the Indictments Over Freddie Gray's Death

In a very brief news conference at the end of the day Thursday, Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn...

By David / May 21, 2015

The End of the Boy Scout Ban on Gay Adults?

On Thursday, Boy Scouts of America President Bob Gates called for the end to the organization’s ban on gay adults...

By Adam / May 21, 2015

How to Treat Pregnant Drug Addicts? Your Thoughts

The Atlantic’s Olga Khazan recently reported on the increased use of incarceration to punish women...

By Chris / May 21, 2015

San Bernardino Votes to Move Past Bankruptcy, Plus Pandas and the Finale to the Boiled Frog Saga

A harvest of updates: - On Monday I described the choice that the city council of San Bernardino, California,...

By James / May 21, 2015


Sweeping Maryland LGBT measures to take effect without new gov's signature

By Fox / May 25, 2015

With Dispute, Venerable Korean American Association Descends Into Chaos

With two members claiming the presidency, disarray has befallen the Korean American Association of Greater...

By KIRK / May 25, 2015

Ehud Olmert, Israeli Ex-Premier, Is Sentenced to 8 Months in Jail

Mr. Olmert, who has been convicted on corruption charges three times since 2012, received the additional...

By ISABEL / May 25, 2015

Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker found in vehicle on National Mall; 1 arrested

A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National...

By FOX / May 25, 2015

Malaysian Police Suspect That Mass Graves Are Those of Migrants

More than 139 graves, some containing multiple bodies, have been found in 28 camps near the Thai border...

By AUSTIN / May 25, 2015

Ex-Israeli Premier Olmert Sentenced to 8 Months in Prison

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for unlawfully...

By THE / May 25, 2015

Bomb Squad Destroys Pressure Cooker Near Capitol

The pressure cooker was found in an unattended vehicle on the National Mall on Sunday, and the vehicle’s...

By THE / May 25, 2015

Pressure Cooker From Suspicious Washington Vehicle Destroyed, Police Say

A U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman says a bomb squad has safely detonated some unidentified contents from...

By THE / May 25, 2015

Body Recovered in Hudson Is Identified as Missing Kayaker’s

Lawyers for Angelika Graswald, who was charged with murder after her fiancé, Vincent Viafore, disappeared,...

By LISA / May 25, 2015


Sudan seizes Monday print runs of 9 newspapers, editors and an NGO say - @AFP

Sudan seizes Monday print runs of 9 newspapers, editors and an NGO say - @AFP

By Sean / May 25, 2015

Gunman, 7 Other Soldiers Killed in Tunis Barracks Shooting

Ministry says gunman, 7 others dead after Tunisian soldier opens fire on fellow troops

By ABC / May 25, 2015

The G Word: Gentrification and Its Many Meanings

Ask city-dwellers to describe what, precisely, gentrification is you’ll get an array of answers. The term...

By Gillian / May 25, 2015

Today in History

Today in History

By ABC / May 25, 2015

Grand Jury Indicts Officers in Freddie Gray Death

A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old Baltimore...

By / May 25, 2015

Bettis Pitches Rockies Past Giants 11-2

Bettis pitches 9 innings, Arenado gets 4 hits as Rockies beat Giants 11-2

By ABC / May 25, 2015

Man in critical condition after being shot during soccer game in Orange County, Fla., police say - @WESH

Man in critical condition after being shot during soccer game in Orange County, Fla., police say - @WESH

By Jimmy / May 24, 2015

Full Episode: This Week 05/24/15: Hillary Clinton Benghazi Emails Get Released

Guests: John Kasich, Mac Thornberry, Donna Brazile, S.E. Cupp, Rep. Keith Ellison, Bill Kristol

By ABC / May 24, 2015

'American Sniper' Wife: 'I Feel God Prepared Me'

Americans poured into movie theaters in record numbers to see the movie, "American Sniper." Now his widow...

By / May 24, 2015

Why Is PayPal In the Credit Game?

According to the Department of Commerce, Americans spent $80 billion on online retail during the first...

By Bourree / May 23, 2015

Being a Go-Getter Is No Fun

The phrase “shit hits the fan” has uncertain origins. Some claim it’s a descendant of a World War II adage...

By Bourree / May 22, 2015

'If You Aint Cheating, You Aint Trying': The Brazen Greed of the Currency-Manipulating Bankers

Were they greedy, or were they just foolish? It’s one of the big questions from the 2008 economic crisis...

By David / May 21, 2015


Protests Erupt in Cleveland After Acquittal of Police Officer in Shooting Death of 2 Suspects

Cleveland police in riot gear arrested several demonstrators who were part of large crowds that stormed...

By The / May 24, 2015

Christian Alternative to Boy Scouts 'Saddened' by Gates' Push for BSA to Drop Ban on Gay Troop Leaders

The leader of a Christian scouting group that was founded by former members of the Boy Scouts of America...

By The / May 22, 2015


WWII plane has mid-flight emergency

During an air show to commemorate V-E Day, one pilot had quite the scare over Washington.

By / May 25, 2015

Mom, son stolen in '73 reunite

It was a hug kept on hold for more than 41 years. The hug of a mother and son whose lives were abruptly...

By / May 25, 2015

Why Dave Grohl had a better weekend than you

Fresh off his performance with his band the Foo Fighters on David Letterman's final show, Dave Grohl...

By / May 25, 2015

Iwo Jima vet uses poetry to salute fallen comrade

For more than half a century, Joe Bruni stayed silent about the "hellish day on the bloody sulfuric sands"...

By / May 25, 2015

10 items you've been eating incorrectly

How to avoid cooking mistakes preventing you from extracting the most vitamins and minerals from the foods...

By / May 25, 2015

Prison sex abuse suit: A harrowing reminder

Two women who were inmates at Rikers Island have sued New York City's Department of Corrections and one of its officers,...

By / May 25, 2015

Federer furious after boy's selfie attempt

From world leaders to celebrities of all degrees of fame, taking a selfie with fans has become an accepted...

By / May 25, 2015

Mass graves of migrants found

Mass graves of refugees caught up in the human-trafficking trade have been found in northern Malaysia...

By / May 25, 2015

Man pronounced dead, stuns medical examiner crew

A man with a medical condition was pronounced dead after the Milwaukee Fire Department arrived at his apartment....

By / May 25, 2015

World War II veteran writes 'Ode to Joe'

Joe Bruni is a 92-year-old Iwo Jima survivor of World War II. He started writing poetry about his buddy,...

By / May 25, 2015

5 things to know for your new day

The nation's defense chief says Iraq's army had "no will to fight." A Cleveland judge exonerates a police...

By / May 25, 2015

What now after Cleveland officer's acquittal?

How can a police officer fire 15 shots into a car with two unarmed people inside and then get acquitted...

By / May 25, 2015